England tour of India, 1st Test: India v England at Nagpur, Mar 1-5, 2006
Match drawn
1,2,3,4,5 March 2006 (5-day match)
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Hoggard to Sehwag, OUT, gone!! that's a big wicket for England, good length delivery, slightly held back, Sehwag drives it to cover, is beaten by the change of pace, its well caught by Pietersen at short cover. Its first blood for England!

V Sehwag c Pietersen b Hoggard 2 (11m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 33.33

India 11/1   W Jaffer 9* (11b 2x4)   MJ Hoggard 1.5-0-7-1

Hoggard to Dravid, OUT, good length delivery, this one reversed back in a long way, Dravid is comprehensively beaten and the ball hits the pad in-line with the stumps, loud up and umpire Aleem Dar is convinced, looked like the ball would have missed the leg stump, Dravid bit unlucky there

R Dravid lbw b Hoggard 40 (195m 122b 6x4 0x6) SR: 32.78

India 140/2   W Jaffer 77* (176b 14x4)   MJ Hoggard 13.2-5-23-2

Hoggard to Jaffer, OUT, got'm! fuller length delivery, hint of away swing, Jaffer drives on the up and ends up with a thick edge, Flintoff at second slip takes it leaning low down. Hoggard on a roll here, India three down and in a spot of bother

W Jaffer c Flintoff b Hoggard 81 (219m 184b 15x4 0x6) SR: 44.02

India 149/3   SR Tendulkar 5* (7b 1x4)   MJ Hoggard 14.5-5-28-3

Hoggard to Laxman, OUT, Hoggard strikes again! terrific delivery first-up, this one nipped back in a long way and Laxman is trapped plumb in front, Aleem Dar gives Laxman the bike key, India four down and in trouble here.

VVS Laxman lbw b Hoggard 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

India 149/4   SR Tendulkar 5* (7b 1x4)   MJ Hoggard 15-5-28-4

Panesar to Tendulkar, OUT, got'm! tossed up and this one straightened a bit, Tendulkar strides forward to defend and gets hit on the pad, loud appeal and umpire Aleem Dar is convinced, Panesar opens his account with a a big wicket!

SR Tendulkar lbw b Panesar 16 (84m 45b 2x4 0x6) SR: 35.55

India 176/5   M Kaif 11* (53b)   MS Panesar 17.1-5-33-1

Flintoff to Dhoni, OUT, gone! good length delivery, right in the channel outside the off stump and Dhoni goes for the big booming drive with no real footwork and ends up with a thick edge, Jones makes no mistake.

MS Dhoni c †Jones b Flintoff 5 (14m 10b 1x4 0x6) SR: 50.00

India 183/6   M Kaif 13* (63b)   A Flintoff 15.3-4-44-1

Hoggard to Pathan, OUT, bowled from round the stumps, good length delivery, coming in with the angle and this one straightens a bit, Pathan is sucked into the drive and the edge goes straight to Flintoff at second slip, Matthew Hoggard - take a bow!

IK Pathan c Flintoff b Hoggard 2 (23m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

India 190/7   M Kaif 18* (81b 1x4)   MJ Hoggard 19.5-8-29-5

Harmison to Kumble, OUT, finally the breakthrough! short of a good length delivery outside the off stump, the one that goes straight on, Kumble pushes forward to defend and the ball goes off the edge, Cook at second slip leans forward and snaffles it cleanly, end of a fine innings and a magnificent partnership

A Kumble c Cook b Harmison 58 (245m 168b 10x4 0x6) SR: 34.52

India 318/8   M Kaif 87* (259b 11x4)   SJ Harmison 26.3-4-75-1

Panesar to Kaif, OUT, you beauty! tossed up, this one drifts in with the arm, hits the deck and turns away late, Kaif is completely and utterly foxed, ball turns away just enough to miss the outside edge and the off stump is uprooted, classic dismissal!

M Kaif b Panesar 91 (361m 263b 12x4 0x6) SR: 34.60

India 322/9   Harbhajan Singh 0* (3b)   MS Panesar 41.4-19-72-2

Hoggard to Sreesanth, OUT, got'm! good length delivery, this one nipped back in and Sreesanth is trapped plumb in front of the stumps - England end up with a lead of 70 runs!

S Sreesanth lbw b Hoggard 1 (4m 6b 0x4 0x6) SR: 16.66

India 323/10   Harbhajan Singh 0* (4b)   MJ Hoggard 30.5-13-57-6
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